The City of Montebello is closely monitoring the public health emergency relating to the 2019 novel coronavirus, also known as COVID-19, through the following actions:
A proclamation issued on March 4, 2020, by the State of California, the Los Angeles Board of Supervisors, and the Los Angeles County Health Officer declared public health emergencies related to the 2019 novel coronavirus, also known as COVID-19. The Chair of the Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors issued a Proclamation of Local Emergency for the Coronavirus concurrently with the issuance of a Declaration of Local Health Emergency by the Los Angeles County Health Officer. Furthermore, California Governor Gavin Newsom officially declared a state of emergency in California over the novel coronavirus (COVID-19)
Except for Pasadena and Long Beach, who have a health officer, the City of Montebello and other cities within Los Angeles County are already covered through the Los Angeles County Health Officer’s Declaration of Local Health Emergency, and the Board’s Proclamation of Local Emergency.
The City of Montebello continues to maintain consistent communications and monitor the situation through a collaborative and collective relationship with the Los Angeles County Department of Health Services (DHS). To date, the Department of Health Services (DHS) HAS NOT reported any community transmission of the COVID-19 virus, and the Health Officer has not ordered any protocol changes.
The Los Angeles County Department of Health Services (DHS) maintains current and up to date information regarding novel coronavirus (COVID-19) Information is best found on their website found http://www.publichealth.lacounty.gov/media/Coronavirus/FAQ.pdf or HERE or by calling 211 and available 24 hours a day, seven days a week.
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